Construction has topped out on 120 Water Street, a 28-story Hotel Indigo in the Financial District. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architects and developed by Atlas Hospitality, the slender reinforced concrete superstructure will yield 52,000 square feet with 128 hotel rooms managed by Fortuna Realty Group.
New renderings from Tan Architect offer a first look at a proposed residential building at 831 Hart Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Permit applications filed by But Development Group specify a four-story, 54-foot-tall building with seven rental units. The new renderings, however, appear to illustrate a five-story structure with roof-level outdoor space. The pale brick façade includes large floor-to-ceiling windows that facilitate the flow of natural light into each apartment.
Permits have been filed for two residential buildings at 2334-2336 Dean Street in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Located between Rockaway Avenue and Eastern Parkway, the adjacent lots are four blocks south of the Rockaway Avenue subway station, serviced by the A and C trains. Frontgate Management is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work on the reconstruction of the historic Tin Building is making swift progress in the South Street Seaport District. Located on the rebuilt Pier 17 and next to the FDR Drive, the three-story steel-framed structure is being rebuilt 32 feet away from its original location and six feet higher above sea level. The 53,000-square-foot commercial project is designed by SHoP Architects and developed by the Howard Hughes Corporation, with Plaza Construction as the construction manager.
The new and upgraded Elizabeth H. Berger Plaza is quickly taking shape in the Financial District. The project combines two underutilized concrete plazas and merges them together to form a singular green public space that measures about two-thirds of an acre. George Vellonakis is the landscape architect of the property, which sits on what used to be a neighborhood called Little Syria. The park is named after the late Downtown Alliance president Elizabeth Berger, who died in 2013.